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Blade 4K Ultra HD Review
Blade   Blade 4K Ultra HD Review
(Nathan M Rose)  12/3/2020 10:13 PM EDT
In 1998, comic book films were still a niche genre (excluding the Superman and Batman series of films). However, all that changed when New Line Cinema brought the film Blade to the silver screen. It was hailed as the beginning of the comic book era, as well as, Wesley Snipes' solidification of being an action star.When the project was first bro... Read More

Godmothered Streaming Review
Godmothered   Godmothered Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/2/2020 12:59 PM EDT
Fairytales…they tend to start off with "once upon a time", end with "…and they lived happily ever after", and include at least one magical, fairy godmother.  Most little girls get the idea of a handsome prince sweeping them off their feet and their very own fairy godmother transforming them into beautiful prin... Read More

Mank Streaming Review
Mank   Mank Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/1/2020 9:26 AM EDT
Citizen Kane is arguably one of the best movies ever made.  Released in 1941, it was a critical success and has gone on to be included on a number of "the best films of all time" lists.  As Orson Welles' feature film directorial debut, Citizen Kane was nominated for nine Academy Awards but won only one of the nine, best original... Read More

Beverly Hills Cop 4K Ultra HD Review
Beverly Hills Cop   Beverly Hills Cop 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  12/1/2020 12:28 AM EDT
Eddie Murphy (Dolemite Is My Name) was a stand-up comedian who became a household name in 1980 thanks to his weekly appearances on NBC's longtime comedy sketch show, Saturday Night Live (SNL).  With characters like Adult Buckwheat, Mr. Robinson (a play on Mr. Rogers), and a life-size Gumby, he is credited with helping to reinvigorate SNL w... Read More

The Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring 4K Ultra HD Review
Lord of the Rings, The: Motion Picture Trilogy   The Lord of The Rings: Fellowship of The Ring 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/30/2020 10:16 PM EDT
John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born on January 3, 1892, and was able to read by the age of 4.  He was orphaned by twelve and was placed under the guardianship of Father Francis Xavier Morgan, as per his mother's wishes.  By sixteen he and his brother, Hilary, were living in a boarding house and attending King Edwards School.  He was k... Read More

Coming To America 4K Ultra HD Review
Coming to America Steelbook   Coming To America 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/30/2020 9:51 AM EDT
Edward Regan Murphy was born in 1961 and by the age of fifteen, he knew what he wanted to be in life – an entertainer.   From 1980 – 1984, Murphy became a regular member of the Saturday Night Live cast and in 1982 starred with Nick Nolte (The Prince of Tides) in his first feature film, 48 Hours.   The following year, Murphy wo... Read More

Resident Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
Resident Evil The Complete Series   Resident Evil 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/24/2020 2:08 PM EDT
The year was 1996 and video games had become a staple in many households.  At that time, one of the more popular consoles on the market was (and still is) PlayStation.  Capcom, a video game development company, decided to make a survival horror game where uninfected people had to fight against zombies and monsters after the pharmaceutical... Read More

The Croods: A New Age Theatrical Review
The Croods: A New Age   The Croods: A New Age Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/23/2020 12:17 PM EDT
DreamWorks Animation began in 1994 as a subdivision of Amblimation but ten years later it became its own company.  Over the last 25 years, DreamWorks has released thirty-eight animated feature films.  Beginning with The Prince of Egypt, the company has had success with several movie franchises including Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, a... Read More

Sound of Metal Theatrical Review
Sound of Metal   Sound of Metal Theatrical Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/20/2020 9:47 AM EDT
The saying goes…be careful what you wish for, you may just get it.  To put it another way, if you get what you think you wish for you may be disappointed with the results.  Sometimes, it's better to just be satisfied with and grateful for what you have already instead of trying to "fix" things.   This lesson plays ou... Read More

The Last Vermeer Streaming Review
The Last Vermeer   The Last Vermeer Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  11/19/2020 10:24 AM EDT
Johannes Vermeer was a Dutch artist who lived in the middle of the 1600s.  While alive, he gained a certain level of regional success but, due to his expensive paint supplies and having a family of eleven children, he died in 1675 leaving his family with a mountain of debt.Henricus Antonius "Han" Van Meegeren was born almost three ce... Read More

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